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Other Minds Festival 14: Panel Discussion 1


Published 2009


OM 14 got started with Other Minds Executive and Artistic Director, Charles Amirkhanian, moderating a panel discussion with Bent Sørensen, Chinary Ung, and Ben Johnston, whose works were to be heard during the first concert, held on March 5, 2009. Sørensen discusses how he has incorporated aspects from one of his operas into two of his more recent compositions as well as commenting on the challenges of writing for a piano trio. Ung touches upon his interest in finding the musical equivalent of the Buddhist idea of emptiness being filled by compassion, while Johnston reminisces about Harry Partch, his mentor in microtonal music.

To see the full concert program guide go to: http://www.otherminds.org/shtml/OM14program.shtml


Run time 39 min
Producer Other Minds
Audio/Visual sound, color
Contact Information For more detailed program information and to browse other material in the Other Minds Archive visit: <a href="http://radiom.org">radiOM.org</a>


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